By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge on Tuesday ordered tobacco companies to publish corrective statements that say they lied about the dangers of smoking and that disclose smoking's health effects, including the death on average of 1,200 people a day.
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
This holiday season you're likely to spot singer Jennifer Lopez in Kohl's. You could get a peek at pop music icon Madonna in Macy's. You might even catch a glimpse of reality TV star Kim Kardashian in Sears.
Well, not literally.
By ROBERT BARRAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - The BBC paid its former director-general $772,000 after only 54 days at the helm because it was the only viable way to get him to leave in the wake of the broadcaster's sex abuse scandal, the chairman of its governing body said Tuesday.
By PETER ENAVAssociated Press
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - Asian media mogul Jimmy Lai's sale of his Taiwan holdings to a Taiwanese group that includes an outspoken, pro-China businessman has sparked protests in Taipei as fears grow it will rein in a source of lively, independent reporting on the
By KARIN LAUB and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEHAssociated Press
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - Eight years after Yasser Arafat's mysterious death, his political heirs opened his grave Tuesday and let forensics experts take samples from his remains, defying strong cultural taboos in search of evidence that
By The Associated Press
1. EGYPT'S PRESIDENT DEFENDS HIS SEIZURE OF NEW POWERS
Morsi tells the nation's top judges that he won't compromise as anger over his moves mounts.
2. WAL-MART DISTANCES ITSELF FROM BANGLADESH FIRE
The garment factory where a blaze killed 112 people had been
By JAMEY KEATENAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - Many European countries with lagging economies are trying to draw in foreign investors. But in France, a Socialist minister says he wants to kick the world's biggest steel maker out of the country, accusing it of lying to the government.